Pronunciation of Iconoclast
/ˈa͡ɪkənˌɒklast/, /ˈaɪkənˌɒklast/, /ˈaɪ_k_ə_n_ˌɒ_k_l_a_s_t/
Synonyms for iconoclast:
Other synonyms and related words:
freethinker, individualist, nonconformer, image breaker, bohemian, peculiarity, maverick, loner, iconoclastic, beatnik, extremism, heretic, liberal, nonconformity, rebel, masochism, nonconformist, boho.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
annihilator, murderer, ruiner, scourge, terminator, Demolisher, destroyer.
heretic, rebel, ruiner.
Usage examples for iconoclast:
- Whether this be true or not, it is a fact that a prayer occurs in four of the operas which Rossini composed for the Paris Grand Opera and that the formula is become so common that it may be set down as an operatic convention, a convention, moreover, which even the iconoclast Wagner left undisturbed. - "A Second Book of Operas", Henry Edward Krehbiel.
- It makes you think the Iconoclast the greatest hero, and causes you to feel that you share his glory when you help him with your approval to overthrow all the images you ever cherished; but when the work of destruction is over, and you look about you once more with sober eyes, you find you have sacrificed your all for nothing. - "Ideala", Sarah Grand.
- He was a- you know, an image- breaker- An iconoclast, supplied Mrs. Grange. - "My Shipmate--Columbus", Stephen Wilder.